By now New Yorkers know not to hold their breath on Grandma Brown's making a comeback any time soon. But if by some miracle you still have a can lying around, don't eat it-- it's worth some bookoo bucks.

At one time you could get cans of Grandma Brown's on Amazon for a significant markup, but those days are long gone. Instead, you now have to turn to eBay to get your bean fix, where several cans are listed at outrageous prices. Look at this one:

eBay
eBay
loading...

It's official: Grandma Brown's has gone from "hard-to-find" to "collector's item."

THE "TOWNSQUARE CAN"

Our offices have had a .22 oz can of Grandma Brown's sitting at the front desk for over a year. Many people have come through and made offers. We've politely declined all of them, because the can was technically spoken for.

A lady named Vicky Stockton had won the can over a year ago, but only recently picked it up.

attachment-grandma browns winner
loading...

I bring this up because, in that whole year the can sat, it underwent a significant appreciation in value.

In January 2022, you could get TWO .22oz cans on Amazon for $49.99. 

Check out what ONE .22oz can sold for on eBay a few weeks ago:

attachment-grandma browns sold
loading...

If two cans were $50, that means one was $25, and the fact that it's $70 now means the price has increased by 300% in less than a year.

I never thought I'd see the day where baked beans can become a collector's item, but then again, nothing surprises me in this economy.

via GIPHY

R.I.P. GRANDMA

Unfortunately there's been no update on Grandma Brown's resuming production. The owner has continually cited COVID and staffing issues as the reason they're not on the shelves. Buuuuttttt, I'm calling B.S. at this point. There's gotta be something else going on.

Maybe it's time to sell the business. People need their beans.

21 Of The Most Famous Foods Created In New York

12 Non-Perishable Foods You Should Stock Up On Ahead of Winter

Natural disasters, shipping container issues, skyrocketing heating bills, astronomical gas prices - stocking up now on the right non-perishable food items will help you weather the storm this winter, whatever form that storm might take on.

Famous New Yorkers: What Their Signatures are Worth on eBay

Ever wonder how much it would cost to buy an authentic signature from these famous New Yorkers?

More From 100.3 & 94.7 The Eagle WDHI-FM